English Literature

Literature and Modernity: 1900 to the present

This taught Masters programme considers the ways literature since 1900 has sought to change and ‘modernise’ itself, in the context of wider developments of modernity characterising the age.


Find out more and apply

You can find out more about entrance requirements, start dates, fees and scholarship opportunities for this programme on the University of Edinburgh’s Degree Finder.

Degree Finder links straight through to EUCLID, the online system for applying to postgraduate programmes at the University of Edinburgh. Applications for studying in 2020/21 are now open.

Go to the Degree Finder page on the MSc in Literature and Modernity


Help us shape two exciting new programmes!

We would like to hear your views on two potential new taught on-campus masters programmes:

  • Intermediality (literature, film and the other arts) in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures
  • Literature and Religions in the School of Divinity

Our surveys take around five (5) minutes each to complete and your feedback will help shape the content and structure of the new programme(s). There is also the opportunity to leave your contact details so that we can keep you up to date on any developments.

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Postgraduate study in the School of Literatures, Languages and Cultures